Month: July 2010

UCI among California universities receiving up to $122 million to create fuels from sunlight

UCI is among California universities receiving up to $122 million to create fuels from sunlight.

UCI bariatric surgery center again receives highest level of national accreditation

Facility specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic approaches to weight loss.

UC Irvine News Brief: Professor, grad student get UC Pacific Rim Research Program grants

Andrew Noymer is studying tuberculosis in early-20th-century U.S. and early-21st-century Thailand, and Miri Kim is studying education and modernity in northeast China in the 1920s and 1930s.

U.S. and Iraqi soldiers engage insurgents from a Baghdad high-rise in a Jan. 24, 2007

The first ‘YouTube wars’

UCI’s Jennifer Terry studies homemade videos by U.S. soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan.

UC Irvine News Brief: UCI doctor brings insider's perspective to new book on stuttering

Dr. Gerald Maguire, who has stuttered since childhood, and Lisa Gordon Wither have co-authored “Without Hesitation: Speaking to the Silence and the Science of Stuttering.”

Francisco Ayala receives science award in Madrid

The professor of ecology & evolutionary biology earlier this month accepted the Federation of Scientific Societies of Spain’s first-ever Prize for the Public Understanding of Science.

UC Irvine News Brief: Online faculty recruitment tool wins gold award at UC tech conference

Multicampus program developed at UCI enables candidates to apply via computer and allows UC departments to monitor the progress of applications.

Toxic Waste

Latinos, Asians disproportionately exposed to toxic waste. UCI study finds certain neighborhoods more likely to be near polluting facilities.

UCI biophysicist Shin Lin leads a tai chi class

Tai chi expert goes with the flow

Biophysicist Shin Lin explores the science behind the mind-body practice of tai chi.

Astrophysicist Gregory Benford

Finding frugal aliens

‘Benford beacons’ concept could refocus search for signs of intelligent extraterrestrial life.